Infosys Limited’s American Depositary Shares Approved for Listing on NYSE Euronext Paris
BANGALORE, India, February 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, today announced that the French
Autorite des marches financiers (AMF) has approved the Company’s prospectus for admission
of its American Depositary Shares for listing and trading on the Professional Segment of
NYSE Euronext Paris, and has granted visa number 13-029, dated February 13, 2013, on the
Prospectus. The listing is addressed to qualified investors. The attention of investors is
drawn to the risk factors described in the Prospectus.
Infosys has also applied for admission to listing and trading on NYSE Euronext London.
On February 12, 2013, Euronext Paris S.A. approved Infosys’ application for listing and
trading its American Depositary Shares on NYSE Euronext Paris, and LIFFE Administration
and Management approved its application for trading of its American Depositary Shares on
NYSE Euronext London. Infosys has made an application for admission of its American
Depositary Shares to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority (UKLA) and currently
expects that the UKLA will approve its listing application following a listing hearing,
which is currently expected to take place on February 18, 2013.
Infosys’ American Depositary Shares are scheduled to begin trading on the Euronext
exchanges and to be admitted to the Official List of the UKLA on February 20, 2013. The
Company’s American Depositary Shares will trade under the symbol “INFY” and be denominated
in Euros on the Euronext exchanges. This listing will not alter Infosys’ share count,
capital structure, or current stock listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), where
it also trades under the symbol “INFY”.
The Euronext listings are intended to attract investors based outside of India and the
United States, particularly in Europe, to provide greater access to Infosys’ American
Depositary Shares among European fund managers who may be required to invest in Euro-zone
markets or currencies only, thereby promoting additional access for all investors and
broadening the trading window available for Infosys global investors. As an NYSE listed
company, Infosys Limited obtained its cross listing on the NYSE Euronext Paris
Professional Segment through the Fast Path program.
Copies of the Prospectus may be obtained free of charge from Infosys Limited at
Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India 560 100, from its paying agent,
BNP Paribas Securities Services (Postal address: 3 rue d’Antin, 75002 Paris, France), and
on the websites of Infosys Limited (http://www.infosys.com) and the AMF
(http://www.amf-france.org). A copy of the Prospectus will also be submitted to the
UK’s National Storage Mechanism. The website of the National Storage Mechanism is:
Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth. That’s
why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th among the top 100 most innovative companies. As a leading
provider of next-generation consulting, technology, and outsourcing solutions, Infosys
helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals.
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Infosys, with its 150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise(R) today.
Certain statements in this release concerning our proposed listing on the Paris and
London exchanges of NYSE Euronext are forward-looking statements, which involve a number
of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these
statements include, but are not limited to, our ability to undertake the transactions and
receive the approvals necessary to list our ADS on the NYSE Euronext markets in Paris and
London. The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that may
be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company, except as required by law and